Startupbootcamp FinTech New York

About the Program

Startupbootcamp Fintech New York is the leading program supporting innovative companies in the financial services industry.

Our intensive 3+3 month program provides 10 selected fintech companies with hands-on mentorship from over 100 industry experts, office space in the heart of New York, seed funding, and access to a global network of investors and corporate partners from across the fintech industry.

A group of amazing partners support the Startupbootcamp program including Mastercard, Rabobank, Santander, Thomson Reuters, Route 66 Ventures, Deutsche Bank and WilmerHale. These key industry players provide provide expertise, exposure channels, APIs and unparalleled access to their deep fintech network of industry professionals from around the world.

The program is led by Nektarios Liolios and Megan Hayes who have extensive backgrounds developing technology companies in the fintech industry.


Key Focus Areas


Advanced Analytics

Mobile Security

Investments & Personal Finance


Financial Inclusion

Identity & Authentication

P2P Lending

Why join the program?

3-Month Program

An intense 3-month program designed to support entrepreneurs scale their industry-changing technology businesses.


Expert-led sessions covering all scaling fundamentals - from business model canvas, lean methodology to fundraising

Corporate Partners

Connections to the leading corporates in your industry for pilot projects, partnership opportunities, and as customers

Global Network

Unmatched access to a global network of mentors, corporate partners, industry experts, and alumni across 40+ countries

Tailored Mentorship

Over 1000 carefully selected mentors from FinTech industry who provide hands-on support and valuable introductions

Coworking Space

Free desks for your entire team in a dynamic coworking space for the duration of the 3-month program

Living Expenses

$20K in cash per team to cover living expenses during the program

Perks & Discounts

More than €500K+ in exclusive partner deals from leading technology providers such as Amazon, HubSpot, SendGrid, and others

Alumni Growth Program

Continued post-program support far after the 3-month program through annual alumni only events, deals and tailored introductions

Industry Events

Exclusive opportunities to take part in leading FinTech conferences and events

Investor Access

Meet most active VCs and Angel investors in your industry from around the world

Demo Day

A day to celebrate your achievements during the program with 400+ investors, corporates, mentors and press attendees

In return we ask for 6% equity. We don’t take board seats or preferred shares, and our contracts are simple, transparent, and available for all to see. If you have questions about the Startupbootcamp fintech program, please don’t hesitate to get in touch:  

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Recommended FinTech Events

25 January

Looking Ahead: Authentication and Digital Identity in Financial Services

New York
26-28 February Finovate Middle East (Discount code: FKV2345SBT) Dubai


The Startupbootcamp FinTech space is located in Grind West Street, New York City, a 10,000ft2 coworking hub in Verizon's landmark building - in Lower Manhattan, New York. The new space will harbour our FinTech program with an "environment that inspires knowledge sharing and collaboration among members of the coworking community and to enable them to problem solve and co-create with some of the best and brightest in their industries". Grind - 140 West Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10007, USA Map

Startupbootcamp FinTech New York Team

Carsten Kølbek

Carsten Kølbek

Edwina Johnson

Edwina Johnson

Program Director
Megan Hayes

Megan Hayes

Program Manager

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